GOP Spokesperson: ‘Let’s Hurl Some Acid at Those Female Democratic Senators’

Camels With Hammers has put up a powerful series of images of women who have been disfigured by acid in response to comments made on Facebook by Jay Townsend, spokesperson for Rep. Nan Hayworth (R-NY). Do not click through if you are squeamish. A spokesman for Rep. Nan Hayworth (R-N.Y.) is facing criticism after advocating [Read More…]

Pastor, What Are the Exceptions to the Rule?

If only Christians had the courage to question their pastors when they said something that made no sense… You can see how this exchange turns out at Sandra and Woo (Thanks to Jennifer for the link!) [Read more…]

Can You Tell the Difference Between Atheists and Christian?

Leah Libresco is running her second “Ideological Turing Test” experiment. Here’s how it works: A number of questions were posed to both atheists and Christians. The goal was to respond as atheists. That’s not a problem for the real atheists, but can the Christians imitate us? More importantly, can you tell the difference? There are [Read More…]

Richard Land Loses Radio Show After Trayvon Martin Comments

The Southern Baptist Convention’s Richard Land has landed himself in hot water for “racially insensitive” comments relating to the Trayvon Martin case, the teenager shot dead by a neighborhood watch volunteer in February. Land is the president of the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, a post he has held since 1988. Land is [Read More…]

‘In God We Teach’: A Documentary

In case you don’t remember the Matthew LaClair story, he was the high school student who recorded his history teacher proselytizing in the classroom — the story made a huge splash when the New York Times covered the controversy (and published the recordings). Filmmaker Vic Losick made a documentary about the whole thing called “In [Read More…]